# Three friends each have some ribbon. Carol has 42 inches of ribbon, Tino has 2.5 feet of ribbon, and Baxter has 1.5 yards of ribbon. How do you express the total length of ribbon the three friends have in inches, feet and yards?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 6, 2018

126 inches = 10.5 feet = 3.5 yards

#### Explanation:

Let's first convert all the lengths to inches, then we can convert that first answer into feet and yards.

Carol has 42 inches of ribbon.

Tino has 2.5 feet of ribbon. Each foot has 12 inches, so we can say:

#2.5xx12=30 inches of ribbon.

Baxter has 1.5 yards of ribbon. Each yard has 3 feet and each foot has 12 inches:

All told, we have

This means we have

This means we have